Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Security
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 81 96
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 17 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.08% 0.84% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.32% 4.58% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £403 £435 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.47% +16.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £314 £183 £363
90th Percentile £438 £588 £520
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £398 £373 £375
% change year-on-year +6.71% -0.67% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 269 262 331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 17.14% 18.28% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 128 130
Milton Keynes median daily rate £405 £434 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.63% +8.44% +12.68%
10th Percentile £299 £263 £263
90th Percentile £539 £538 £526
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £17.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -31.79% +21.33%
10th Percentile £15.20 £9.00 £10.10
90th Percentile £18.16 £19.50 £34.18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.70 £13.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +43.85% -48.00% +58.73%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Milton Keynes

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Security in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Milton Keynes

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) CCNP
5 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
6 4 (23.53%) Juniper
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
7 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) CCNA
7 3 (17.65%) Unix
7 3 (17.65%) OSCP
7 3 (17.65%) CEH
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) F5
7 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (17.65%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (17.65%) CREST Certified
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (11.76%) Data Centre

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
1 6 (35.29%) Network Consultant
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Network Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Network Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Check Point Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) WAN Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
1 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (17.65%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
2 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) SIEM
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Email Filtering
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) OSINT
4 1 (5.88%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VB
1 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) CEH
4 3 (17.65%) CREST Certified
4 3 (17.65%) OSCP
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) CISSP
6 1 (5.88%) CCDP
6 1 (5.88%) CCIE
6 1 (5.88%) CCSA
6 1 (5.88%) CCSE
6 1 (5.88%) GCIA
6 1 (5.88%) GCIH
6 1 (5.88%) MCSE
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) EdgeSight
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.88%) AppSense
5 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) CommVault
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.88%) Genesys
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy